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Silver Donald Cameron

Welcome to Silver Donald Cameron’s blog! Dr Cameron is the author of 19 books and of many plays, films, magazine articles, radio and TV scripts. He is currently the host and executive producer of TheGreeninterview.com and of its feature documentary, Green Rights: The Human Right to a Healthy World. In 2019, he was appointed the first Farley Mowat Chair in Environment at Cape Breton University, where he earlier served as professor, dean and writer-in-residence. He currently teaches an on-campus/online course called Green Rights.

Politics

David Orton!

  We're proud to present our latest interview, with ecological philosopher David Orton. David was a highly-regarded proponent of "deep ecology,"  a perspective that sees all life forms – man, moose or microbe – as having an equal right to survive and flourish.

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Fear and Loathing in the Wheat Fields (2006)

As the Harper government moves to (illegally) dismantle the Canadian Wheat Board, I want to share again a column I wrote in 2006, when they were first trying these shenanigans.  Sunday Herald – October 1, 2006  FEAR AND LOATHING IN THE WHEAT FIELDS Among the worries which keep Maritimers awake at night, the Harper government’s drive to dismantle the Canadian Wheat Board probably doesn’t rank very high.

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David Orton, 1934-2011

In today’s Globe and Mail there’s a fine "Lives Lived" memorial piece about deep ecologist David Orton. See it here:  www.theglobeandmail.com/life/facts-and-arguments/lives-lived/david-keith-orton/article2221506/  David Orton was a bold thinker and a deeply principled man who made a remarkable effort to live in accordance with his beliefs.

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